It can be difficult to come up with enough money to cover funeral costs, especially if the death is sudden. For those who have arranged a pre-planned funeral, then there’s no problem. The funeral home will take over the funeral arrangements depending on what the deceased client and the funeral company have agreed.

Funeral expenses usually include casket, funeral director’s basic services fee, embalming and body preparation, funeral ceremony and viewing, death certificates, obituary and other miscellaneous services carried out by the funeral home.

Planning a funeral has never been an easy task. Arranging the final ceremonies for a loved one is one of the most stressful and complicated task.

Whether you're planning a burial or cremation in Sydney for your deceased family member, here are some things you should remember: